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Many wheat plants in Rodney’s field had turned pale green. The colouration wasn’t consistent throughout the fields and a regular pattern was evident.

Crop Advisor’s Casebook: Paling wheat plants a puzzle

A Crop Advisor's Solution from the November 11, 2014 issue of Grainews

Early one morning back in mid-June, Rodney came by my office to share his concerns about his wheat crop at his 4,500-acre mixed grain farm near Carrot River, Sask. His wheat fields had all displayed a lush green colour just a day or two earlier, but now the crop had taken a decided turn for […] Read more

SULPHUR LOSS: MORE COMMON THAN YOU THINK

When Art, who farms 1,500 acres of canola, wheat, peas, oats and barley 10 miles east of Carrot River, Sask., noticed a problem developing in his oat crop in mid-June, he gave me a call right away. Areas of Art’s field had deteriorated over a matter of days, and were showing patches of pale green […] Read more


A LIGHTER SHADE OF GREEN

It was mid-June when Art, who farms 1,500 acres of canola, wheat, peas, oats and barley 10 miles east of Carrot River, Sask., noticed a problem developing in his oat crop. Art had reason to be concerned. Areas of his field had deteriorated over a matter of days, and were showing patches of pale green […] Read more